A Capital Christmas Gift for NNEMAP!

NNEMAP Food Pantry has been experiencing the “joys of ownership” since moving into our first permanent facility in 2015. Our humble abode at 677 E. 11th Avenue is definitely a step up from our church basement days. Still, after living here for a few years, we noticed a few things could use a little sprucing up.

Thanks to the generous support of the Richard H. and Ann Shafer Fund, NNEMAP was awarded a $50,000 capital grant from The Columbus Foundation. We’ve got a few items that need upgraded and a couple of things that are going to make our service to the community even better.

Like so many other organizations in Central Ohio, we are extremely grateful and appreciative of the assistance from The Columbus Foundation. Thank you for being such a tremendous asset to the community and a great friend of NNEMAP Food Pantry! Nothing like an early Christmas present!

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Do you have some end-of-year giving in mind? Don’t hesitate–you can DONATE NOW via our secure PayPal portal on our website. Thank YOU for your generous support!

DONATE NOW!!!

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Come See the NNEMAP Dance Craze!

Hazel Black, NNEMAP Food Pantry volunteer and Ohio State dance major, has focused her senior project around her experience at NNEMAP Food Pantry. We’re not going to lie here–we’re pretty flattered by all the attention!
Hazel’s artistic interpretation of that experience, “Food and Shelter,” will be making its world debut this Saturday, December 1, at 5:00pm at Sullivant Hall (1813 N. High St. / 43210) on the OSU Campus (best parking spot: Ohio Union garage on High Street).
Come support Hazel’s work as she celebrates our work in the community. Hope to see you there!
 PS: The performance is scheduled to conclude by 6:00pm. The football team doesn’t play until 8:00pm, so you can’t use that as an excuse!
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What’s New? Our Kroger Community Rewards ID!

Attention, Kroger shoppers! Just a little friendly reminder for you from your friends at NNEMAP Food Pantry. Do you participate in Kroger’s Community Rewards program? The leading grocery store chain’s generous program distributes millions of dollars annually to schools, churches and other non-profit organizations. In other words, Kroger Community Rewards help provide crucial funds for organizations just like NNEMAP!

Signing up is fast and easy. Simply go to the Kroger Community Rewards site and log in. If you haven’t created an account before, you’ll need to enter an e-mail address and password.

Complete the remaining required fields, and you will proceed to a “Find Your Organization” prompt. You can type “NNEMAP” in the box or just enter our organization’s ID number: HV073. Then click on the “Search” button. NOTE: our organization ID number changed, but you don’t have to! If you were already enrolled, the system automatically updated to our new info.

When your search results come up, click on the “enroll” button when the NNEMAP search results come up. And…that’s it! It is really that simple. You shop, we get a steady drip of needed financial support. What’s not to love?

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Not a Kroger shopper? Don’t let that stop you from supporting NNEMAP’s mission! Click here to find out how you can help today! As always, THANK YOU for your generous support!

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Help NNEMAP Win $20,000!!!

In case you haven’t heard, NNEMAP Food Pantry was nominated to participate in Aetna’s “Voices of Health Program,” a voting-based competition with a top prize of $20,000 (runner-up gets $10,000–not too shabby)!

NNEMAP is competing with 9 other non-profits in Columbus. So we need your votes. In fact, everyone can VOTE 4 TIMES EACH DAY until Friday, November 9th. Here is what you do:
2. Scroll down to “Latest Competitions” and click on Columbus.
3. On the next screen, click on “Vote Now”.
4. On the next screen, scroll down to NNEMAP Food Pantry’s entry
and click “view info and vote”.
5. Repeat with your e-mail/Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn accounts (follow the prompts)!
6. Tell friends and family to vote for NNEMAP!
You can vote up to four times each day through your e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts.
Please vote any way you can and share with people that use these accounts!
As always, THANK YOU for your continued support of our mission. See you at the polls!
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50th Anniversary Celebration

50th Anniversary Celebration

Ohio History Center
800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211
Tickets are $100 each ($25 – 17 and under) or be a Table Sponsor at $500 for 4 tickets

Buy Tickets Now!



Join us on Saturday, September 22nd at 7pm at the Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211. Help us kick-off the 50th anniversary of NNEMAP which began in 1969. As it happens, the groundbreaking for the Ohio History Center was also in 1969!

Enjoy a variety of world cuisines from Linden restaurants including Ethiopian food from Addis, Caribbean food from Ena’s, barbecue from The Pit, and Italian pastries from Auddino’s!

Take a stroll through the exhibits at the Ohio History Center including Ohio Through Time, Following in Ancient Footsteps, WW1 Era Collections, 1950’s Building the American Dream, and the Columbus Poindexter Exhibit.

60’s music will be provided by The Bruise Brothers!

Our signature cocktail is either a gin or vodka martini; but wine, beer and other cocktails will be on hand!

Tickets are $100 and $25 for children 17 and under. Tables for four are available for $500.

Thanks to our sponsors:


The Core Group


Methodist Capital Area North District, West Ohio Methodist Conference


Wyandotte Club of the Twisted Vine

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677 E. 11th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

PLEASE NOTE: We will be CLOSED on SATURDAY, August 31, and MONDAY, September 2, in recognition of Labor Day. We will re-open for business on TUESDAY, September 3.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:

9 am-12 noon

Thursday: CLOSED

Saturday Produce Mart: 11 am-1 pm

NNEMAP Food Pantry is an equal opportunity provider.

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